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BJP warns Congress to be prepared for CBI probe in Ambulance Scam

Jaipur / Mumbai, Oct 21 (ANI): The BJP said on Tuesday that the opposition, Congress party, should be willing to undergo a CBI police probe against its leaders alleged of involvement in an ambulance scam, if they are innocent as they claim to be. A day after the BJP made a mark in the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, asked for an inquiry by the CBI, on the ambulance scam in which her predecessor, Ashok Gehlot and other Congress leaders face allegations. Rajasthan Health Minister, Rajendra Rathore, said that the Congress was finally facing a kind of probe it had frequented on other parties, when in power. The Congress, however, believes it to be a ploy by the BJP to take revenge. Oct 21, 2014
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People throng jewellery shops on 'Dhanteras'

Rajkot/ Surat, Oct 21 (ANI): People made a beeline to jewellery stores on the occasion of "Dhanteras" on Tuesday (October 21) to buy gold ornaments as retailers attracted customers with discounts. As per Hindu tradition, Dhanteras is considered highly auspicious for buying gold or silver. It is believed that any new venture undertaken on this day guarantees good results. Gold jewellery sales also doubled in Rajkot city of Gujarat as shoppers thronged markets ahead of Diwali. Meanwhile, along with gold, the demand and sale of diamond jewellery also increased this year and earrings, necklaces, chains or coins are all products in high demand. Oct 21, 2014
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ML Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM on Oct 26: Venkaiah Naidu

Chandigarh, Oct 21 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that BJP has unanimously selected ML Khattar as the representative of the party for Haryana. He also said that Khattar has given the letter of proposal for government formation to the Governor after which he invited Khattar to the oath taking ceremony on Oct 26. Oct 21, 2014
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Indian passengers complain of delay in visa by Pak for cross border travel

Poonch, Oct 21 (ANI): Indian passengers who intend to go to Pakistan are compelled to prolong their wait of meeting their beloved ones as the process of granting visit permit clearance from Chakan-da-Bagh border post in Kashmir continues to be delayed. A fresh batch of 32 Indians had crossed over LoC (line of control) towards PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) to see their blood relations. This batch has been allowed to enter PoK after a gap of four months as Pakistan authorities cleared the list of 32 Indians to cross over the disputed border via Poonch Rawalakot bus service. While Poonch is in Kashmir, Rawalkot is in PoK. Several families have been divided and forced to live on either side of the border. Custodian of cross-LoC travel and trade, Mohammad Bashir Lone, said people coming from PoK was 50 percent more than the Indian side. Oct 21, 2014
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Will work for the development of Haryana and run transparent govt: ML Khattar

Chandigarh, Oct 21 (ANI): BJP leader ML Khattar who has been newly elected as the Chief Minister of Haryana assured the people of the state that he will towards the development of Haryana. He also said that he will follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies and run a transparent and corruption free government. He also thanked the people of Haryana for electing BJP as the majority party. Khattar will be taking oath as the Chief Minister on October 26. Oct 21, 2014
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Exercising three times a week cuts Depression Risk

New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that people who are physically active three times a week are less likely to go under depression. People who increased their weekly activity tend to have fewer depressive symptoms than those who are less active, particularly at younger ages. Leisure time or any kind of physical activity has a protective effect against depression. People were already aware of the benefits of physical activity on their general health, but they now they can also see positive effect on their mental well-being. Oct 21, 2014
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Total employees pay tribute to CEO after plane crash

Members of staff at French oil giant Total pay tribute to their CEO, Christophe de Margerie, after he died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport late Monday when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff. Duration: 01:05 Oct 21, 2014
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Haryana BJP MLAs meet begins to choose CM

Chandigarh, Oct 21 (ANI): Having got a majority on its own for the first time in Haryana, the BJP on Tuesday took step ahead in the installation of a government in the state. Newly-elected 47 BJP MLAs convened a meeting on Tuesday to elect legislature party leader. The meeting is being chaired by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu and party vice president Dinesh Sharma, who have been appointed observers by the BJP's Parliamentary Board for deciding on the name of Haryana CM, who is "likely" to take oath on October 22. Oct 21, 2014
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Reactions flow as govt brings ordinance on cancelled coal blocks

New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): Political reactions flowed on Tuesday after government announced to pass an ordinance for e-auction of the cancelled coal blocks. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that this step of the government should be welcomed as it will solve the power related problems which emerged after cancellation of the coal blocks by Supreme Court. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that this had to take place because the country could not stop generating coal. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that it is futile to talk of an ordinance until its integrity is clear. NCP leader Majid Memon said that the government was expected to take some immediate steps to resume services in power sector. Oct 21, 2014
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Manohar Lal Khattar chosen for the post of Haryana CM

New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh activist and BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar has been chosen for the post of chief minister in Haryana. Khattar said that it was a unanimous decision taken by the party. He further added that he is going to the Governor to put forth the party's claim to form the government. Oct 21, 2014